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Metatarsalgia Pain Relief

Metatarsalgia is a painful condition that can occur in the forefoot area of the foot. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, Chiropractors at CARESPACE in Kitchener Waterloo can help.

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Effective treatment for metatarsalgia

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There are many causes of metatarsalgia

Common causes of metatarsalgia may include ill-fitting shoes, overuse of the foot due to increased or prolonged exercise, obesity, Bunions or calluses. If a high arch or flat foot deformity exists, it may also cause the condition. For non-traumatic cases of metatarsalgia, chiropractic care and physiotherapy can be useful together with massage therapy, strength exercises and taping techniques to reduce pressure on the affected area whilst helping to improve flexibility during gait and activity. Those who are suffering from metatarsalgia should visit their chiropractor for an in-depth assessment and rehabilitation plan which is tailored to their individual needs and characteristics.

Get the best treatment to help your metatarsalgia

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your metatarsalgia quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

Metatarsalgia is a foot disorder that causes pain and inflammation in the ball of the foot. It may be due to years of overuse, or resulting from an injury, recent strain or sudden change in activity level in the affected area. There are several different types of metatarsalgia, and all can cause sharp stabbing pains, burning sensations, or localized tenderness in the ball of the foot. People with flat feet or high arches may be at greater risk for developing metatarsalgia as well as individuals who frequently jog or participate in high impact sports where pressure on their feet increases greatly. Seeking medical evaluation can help alleviate symptoms and get proper treatment if needed.

Typical symptoms of metatarsalgia include localized tenderness and pain over the ball of the foot, inflammation of the surrounding tendons and muscles, sharp pains that may worsen when walking or running on hard surfaces, reduced range of motion in the feet, swelling and burning sensations around the toes. Pain may also radiate from the metatarsal area into the toes or forefoot regions. In some cases, wearing tight-fitting shoes can make the pain worse. It is important for those experiencing any of these symptoms to visit their doctor for proper assessment and treatment.

Metatarsalgia is a foot condition that causes pain, swelling, and discomfort along the ball of your foot. Fortunately, there are several treatments available for the condition. Visiting a chiropractor for adjustments and alignments of the affected joint can help reduce symptoms. Physiotherapy has also been known to be beneficial in reducing discomfort through strengthening exercises and stretches. Additionally, massage therapy has shown promise with improving blood flow to the area and releasing muscle tension. All three treatments should be discussed with a medical professional before beginning a regimen to ensure that they are suitable for one’s particular case of metatarsalgia.

Get the best metatarsalgia treatment that's right for you


chiropractic services

Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.



Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for metatarsalgia. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

You're only 15-minutes away from pain relief!

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Please call us at (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!